Aquino Abreu

Aquino Abreu was a diminutive righty who pitched for a decade…

Rafael Almeida

"Wish we had him. He is not colored.”[fn] Frank Bancroft correspondence,…

Santos Amaro

As of 2012, four families had sent three generations of players…

Sandy Amorós

On October 4, 1955, outfielder Edmundo Amorós helped “Next…

Rudy Arias

Rodolfo Arias’s professional baseball career as a left-handed…

Joe Azcue

Joe Azcue caught just shy of 1,000 major-league baseball games…

Sigfredo Barros

“There is no baseball off-season in Cuba,” declares Sigfredo…

Ed Bauta

From 1960 through 1964, Cuban righty Ed Bauta pitched in one…

Steve Bellán

Esteban Bellán was a pioneer. In 1871, the half-Irish Cuban…

Ramon Bragaña

During a wide-randing 30-year career, in which he pitched and…

Bert Campaneris

Bert Campaneris had a distinguished 20-year major-league career…

Jose Canseco

Perhaps no other player in major-league history has been blessed…

Jose Cardenal

José Cardenal, one of the last Cuban baseball players to leave…

Paul Casanova

Paulino Casanova — known to English speakers simply as Paul…

Jorge Comellas

Jorge Comellas didn’t impress during his brief stint in the…

Sandy Consuegra

A glorious, romantic, and competitive era of Cuban amateur baseball…

Mike Cuellar

Mike Cuellar was a four-time 20-game winner for the Baltimore…

Tommy de la Cruz

“And in no field of American endeavor is invention more rampant…

Martin Dihigo

A league pennant was squarely on the line under the brutal Mexican…

Bobby Estalella

Estalella was a pudgy, happy-go-lucky sort of a guy who struck…

Pedro Formental

An injury brought Pedro Formental north to make his debut in…

Mike Fornieles

One of a long line of Cuban players to pass through the Washington…

Barbaro Garbey

To the casual baseball fan Barbaro Garbey was not unlike thousands…